Friday, October 20, 2006

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Money flowing into global commercial property hit a record $290bn in H1 2006 - up 30% on 2005

"International real estate firm Jones Lang LaSalle’s new global real estate capital report, ‘Record Volumes, Record Globalisation’ released that was recently released, records global direct real estate investment of US$290 billion in the first half of 2006, up 30% on the same period in 2005. The Americas, Europe, and Asia Pacific have all seen unprecedented levels of transactions.

Regional Highlights:
  • Americas – Direct commercial real estate investment in the Americas was US$129 billion in the first half of 2006, up 27% on first half 2005.
  • Europe - Direct commercial real estate investment in Europe was US$117 billion in the first half of 2006, up 30% on the same period in 2005.
  • Asia - Direct commercial real estate investment in Asia Pacific was US$43 billion in the first half of 2006, up 40% on the same period in 2005. " read more

By Finfacts Team

Tuesday, October 17, 2006

U.S. Population Hits 300 Million!

"The U.S. population officially hit 300 million at 7:46 a.m. EDT Tuesday, when the Census Bureau's population clock rolled over to the big number.

But there weren't any wild celebrations, fireworks or any other government-sponsored hoopla to mark the milestone. Why bother? Many experts think the population actually hit 300 million months ago.

Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez said the Bush administration isn't playing down the milestone, though he said he had no plans for Tuesday. Census Bureau employees planned to mark the moment Tuesday afternoon with cake and punch.

Gutierrez said America's growing population is good for the economy. He noted that Japan and some European countries expect to lose population in the next few decades, raising concerns that there won't be enough young people entering the work force to support aging populations.

The 300 millionth American — born months ago or on Tuesday — is probably Hispanic because they are the fastest growing demographic group in the U.S., Frey said. " read more ...

By CBS News